7.2.1  Basic equipment needed for newborn resuscitation

  • Two clean linen/cotton cloths: one to dry the newborn and one to wrap him or her afterwards
  • Plastic bulb syringe to remove secretions from the mouth and nose, especially when meconium is present
  • Ambu-bag and mask to give oxygen directly into the baby’s lungs
  • A person trained in neonatal resuscitation (like you)
  • Heat source (lamp) to provide warmth, if possible.

7.2  Types of neonatal resuscitation

7.2.2  Before you start resuscitation